Velasquez has been on the injured list since May 11 because of a strained forearm. The right-hander has made two spot relief appearances with the Phillies, but he’s always been a full-time starting pitcher since the team acquired him before the 2016 season. It is uncertain if he is being transitioned
Lionel Messi says Barcelona must apologize for its “lamentable” Champions League semifinal exit at the hands of Liverpool earlier this month
The new Cubs TV boss has 8 months to figure out what Cubs fans want — and importantly, don’t want — from the new network
Mike McCarthy seems clear about the challenge ahead as general manager of Marquee Sports Network, the future TV home of the Cubs. It may seem like a push-button job now that the Cubs are an annual contender with several young stars and a built-in viewe…
RHP Ervin Santana agrees to minor league contract with Mets
Seth Trachtman looks at the week ahead, including Lance Lynn’s recent surge with the Rangers. (Getty Images)
Michelle Wie has withdrawn from next week’s U.S. Women’s Open to continue her recovery from a hand injury. Wie announced her decision Friday on social media , saying that while she’s making progress, she needs to take more time off. The 29-year-old Wie says it is a difficult decision because the tournament at the Country Club of Charleston was one she had looked forward to playing in, but she noted that her ”recovery and health is the priority.” She won the 2014 U.S Women’s Open at Pinehurst.
FLINT — The future is uncertain for two of the Flint-area’s best high school golfers. Cam Beckwith of Swartz Creek and Dylan Conte of Fenton have consistently turned in some of the best scores in the area this season and hope to continue their golf careers at Grand Valley State University, where they plan to be freshman roommates next fall. There’s only one problem. Neither has received an offer from GVSU so if they want to play college golf, they’ll have to make the team as walk-ons — something that is entirely possible given their talent. But if they fall short at GVSU, the upcoming state tournament could mark the end of their careers and that means the regional tournament will be bigger
Paxton still has knee issue; Gregorius to start 20-day clock
The Los Angeles Dodgers announced ahead of Friday’s series opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates that they have placed reliever Joe Kelly on the bereavement list and recalled outfielder Kyle Garlick from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Kelly must miss a minimum of three games, but no more than seven according
Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa will be eligible to play next season
Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley wants to get back in the Octagon as quickly as possible and work toward getting his belt back, but it looks like that won’t happen until at least August. That is Woodley’s timetable, if he can get cleared to return.Woodley lost the UFC welterweight
Sports legends were in Boston to honor basketball great John Havlicek
The NCAA announced on Friday that Silvio De Sousa will be eligible to play next season.
The Cubs take on an underrated Reds team to end their 7-game homestand.
‘Old Town Road’ singer Lil Nas X, country artist Chase Rice to perform before Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final in Boston